MILAN -- Francesco Totti converted a penalty deep into stoppage time to send Roma through to the Coppa Italia semifinal against city rival Lazio with a narrow 2-1 win over second-division Cesena on Wednesday.
The 40-year-old forward scored in the seventh minute of added time after Cesena goalkeeper Federico Agliardi was harshly adjudged to have fouled Kevin Strootman.
Midfielder Luca Garritano had cancelled out striker Edin Dzeko's 68th-minute opener for Roma.
"I think the penalty was obvious,...
Mauro Icardi is adamant that Inter Milan are on the right rack as a team despite their 2-1 loss to Lazio in the Coppa italia quarterfinal on Tuesday.
Lazio were 2-0 up but the game was marred by red cards to Miranda and Stefan Daniel Radu before Marcelo Brozovic pulled one back against Stefano Pioli's former club.
The loss ended Inter's nine-match winning streak but Icardi was pleased with the way his team stayed in the contest till the end.
"We played well at the start, but sometimes you can switch...
Lazio defeated Inter Milan 2-1 in the Coppa Italia quarterfinals on Tuesday as both sides finished with 10 men.
If Roma get past second-tier Cesena on Wednesday, Lazio will battle with their capital rivals over two semifinal legs to reach the final.
Felipe Anderson headed Lazio in front in the 20th minute and Lucas Biglia doubled the lead from the penalty spot in the 56th.
Inter defender Miranda was sent off in that incident and Lazio's Stefan Radu was also dismissed 14 minutes from time, following...
Lazio broke Inter's streak of good form by knocking them out of the Coppa Italia with a deserved 2-1 win. The Nerazzurri's bright start culminated in Geoffrey Kondogbia hitting the post but it was quickly undone by some slack defending from Cristian Ansaldi, who allowed Felipe Anderson to head the Eagles ahead on 29 minutes.
Stefano Pioli's men fell apart after that and were lucky not to concede more, with Anderson wasting a pair of one-on-ones and Marco Parolo somehow firing over from point-blank...